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Nicholas Hoult
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Superman returns to the big screen in 2025. As the DC Universe begins a new chapter, the Man of Steel will play an important role. Superman: Legacy announced at the end of June 2023 David Corenswet the lucky actor chosen to play Superman on the big screen. In addition, Lady Maiseland Rachel Brosnan cast as Lois Lane. More team members have been added to the team over the past few months, including Nicholas Hoult like Lex Luthor.

So what else do we know about the new movie? From the release date to the cast, here’s everything you need to know Superman: Legacy.

‘Superman: Legacy’ release date

Superman: Legacy It’s currently scheduled to hit theaters on July 11, 2025. That’s a couple of years down the road, but the movie hasn’t started filming yet. Filming is expected to begin in 2024.

Who is playing Superman in ‘Superman: Legacy’?

He was given the role of Superman David Corenswet. David was especially a star Ryan Murphy Netflix series The Politicianwhich premiered in 2019. He went on to work with Murphy again in the Netflix limited series Hollywood. The actor starred alongside Mia Goth in the A24 hit Peel.

David Corenswet
David Corenswet at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival. (Shutterstock)

He recently starred in the HBO series Limited We own this city and will star alongside Natalie Portman in the Apple TV+ series A Woman in the Lake. David was cast in the Twist sequel with Glen Powell and Daisy Edgar-Jones.

‘Superman: Legacy’ Cast: Who is playing Lois Lane?

Three famous actresses were auditioned for the role of Lois Lane, Superman’s love interest. As we noted, Rachel Brosnahan got the role, but below, you can see everyone who interviewed for the role.

Rachel Brosnan

Rachel Brosnan
Rachel Brosnahan at Cannes Film Festival 2023. (Shutterstock)

Rachel Brosnahan just finished a 5-season run as Midge Maisel in the Prime Video hit Lady Maiselwhich won her a 2018 Emmy for

During her appearance in May 2023 on The View, Rachel accepted Lois Lane’s rumors. “Look, it would be amazing. I grew up watching Lois Lane, this very talented journalist, who is far from being a damsel in distress, and I would jump at the opportunity if it arose,” she said.

Phoebe Dinevor

Phoebe Dinevor
Phoebe Dynevor at the Critics’ Choice Awards. (Shutterstock)

Phoebe Dinevor he is one of Hollywood’s newest stars. She became a household name playing Daphne Bridgerton in the megahit Netflix series Bridgerton. She recently won critical acclaim for her performance in the Netflix film Fair Play.

Emma Mackey

Emma Mackey He rose to fame playing Maeve Wiley in the Netflix series Gender Education. Recently she played an author Emily Bronte in the movie Emily. Emma was a star next door Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in Greta Gerwig Barbie. She played physicist Barbie.

Who else is a star Superman: Legacy?

Nicholas Hoult he will play Lex Luthor, Superman’s #1 enemy, according to Different. The actor was initially in the running to play Man of Steel, but he is taking a step over to the dark side.

Nicholas Hoult
Nicholas Hoult plays Lex Luthor. (Yvonne Tnt/

Nicholas is no stranger to the world of comic books coming to the big screen. He notably played Hank McKoy/Beast in X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypseand Dark Phoenix. His other major films include Mad Max: Fury Road, The Best Man, The Menuand About a Boy. He recently finished a 3-season run as Peter III in the hit Hulu series The Greatnext to Helen Fanning.

The actor opened up to The Keeper about how he screen tested for Matt Reeves’ Batman but he lost the post Robert Pattinson. He didn’t get a part in it either Top Gun: Maverick. He was thrown in Mission: Impossible – Dead Count Part One as the main villain but he had to go out because of his duties The Great.

DC Studios revealed more Superman: Legacy send members to Vanity Fair on July 11. Nathan Fillion he will play Guy Gardner, one of the Green Lanterns. Nathan previously portrayed a different green blade, Hal Jordan, in DC animated projects. Nathan is famous for the TV shows Firefly, Castleand The Rocker. He worked with James Gunn on the films Descendant, The Suicide Squadand Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Nathan Fillion
Nathan Fillion (Photo: Matt Baron/Shutterstock)

Edi Gathegi cast as mr. Terrific. Edi appeared in the Afternoon films and played Darwin in X-Men: First Class. He currently stars in the Apple TV+ series For all of Humanity.

Isabella Merced cast as Hawkgirl. She played Dora in the 2019 film Dora and the Lost City of Gold. She will appear inside Madame Web and in the future Alien film.

Isabella Merced
Isabel Merced (Photo: Earl Gibson III/Shutterstock)

What will ‘Superman: Legacy’ be about?

The DC Universe has undergone an overhaul over the past year. James Guinnled the lover Guardians of the Galaxy films for Marvel, has stepped in to become co-head of DC Studios alongside Peter Safran. In January 2023, James outlined his vision for the future of the DC Universe and was addressed directly Superman: Legacy.

Henry Cavill
Henry Cavill as Superman. (Warner Bros./Everett Collection)

James revealed at the time that he was currently writing the film. He cried Superman: Legacy “the very beginning of the DCU.”

Peter teased Superman’s journey in the new movie with The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s not an original story,” said Peter. “It focuses on Superman balancing his Kryptonian heritage with his human upbringing.” He is a symbol of truth, justice and the American way. It’s kindness in a world that thinks kindness is old-fashioned.”

James admitted that it was very interesting to deal with the story of Superman because of how it is closely related to his own life. “I’m totally connected to Superman because he’s everything to me,” James said THR. “He’s somebody who’s an outsider who feels like an outsider, but also like the last defender, because he’s fucking Superman. And that’s how I feel.”

James confirmed that he would lead Superman: Legacy through a series of tweets. “Yes, I lead Superman: Legacy will be released on July 11, 2025. My brother Matt told me when he saw the release date he started crying. I asked him why. He said, ‘Sir, it’s Dad’s birthday.’ I didn’t understand,” James began. The director revealed that he turned down Superman’s direction. years ago and was initially hesitant to lead this trip.

“Just because I’m writing something doesn’t mean I feel it in my bones, visually and emotionally, enough to spend over two years directing it, especially not something of the this magnitude,” he tweeted. “But, the long and the short of it, I love this script, and I’m really excited when we start this journey. #UpandAway.”

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